7 Fun Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale For Couples

Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale For Couples

When you get the chance to spend time in Fort Lauderdale with the person you love, you want to experience new things and really see the area that you are visiting. When spending time in Fort Lauderdale, you will find that there is plenty to do and see there – from visiting the beach to spending time in downtown Fort Lauderdale, there are many things to do in Fort Lauderdale for couples.

Let’s take a look at the top seven things to do in Fort Lauderdale for a romantic getaway!

1) Visit The Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

If historic homes interest you, you will enjoy the Bonnet House Museum in Fort Lauderdale. You can take part in a self-guided tour of the home, exploring the beautiful space and original furnishings, or you can simply pay a small fee to visit the property’s gardens. When taking a day trip to this Fort Lauderdale museum, you can even set up a picnic for you and your significant other on the grounds.

Here are some other Fort Lauderdale museums and gardens to consider:

  • Flamingo Gardens – A beautiful botanical garden and sanctuary for wildlife

  • The Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum – Sharing history from World War II

  • Historic Stranahan House Museum – The oldest structure in the county

2) Spend Time Exploring Las Olas Boulevard

If you are seeking things to do in Fort Lauderdale for couples and you are the type of couple that enjoys browsing shops, you will enjoy all that Las Olas Boulevard offers. You can see some of Fort Lauderdale’s best art in the galleries located here. You can also shop for fresh fashion pieces and enjoy a meal in a Fort Lauderdale sidewalk cafe.

The boulevard is set up close to the Fort Lauderdale beach, allowing you to appreciate the beauty of the water while you are strolling and shopping. Here are some famous shops you should check out on Las Olas Boulevard:

  • New River Fine Art Gallery – One of the oldest art galleries in south Florida

  • Guy Harvey Gallery & Shop – A great option for unique gifts and houseware items

  • Robinson’s Jewelers Las Olas – Wide selection of designer, bridal, and diamond jewelry

3) Take Part In Beautiful Fort Lauderdale Boat Tours

One of Fort Lauderdale’s more popular opportunities that it makes available to tourists is the chance to go out on boat tours. If you would like to see Fort Lauderdale from a different vantage point, you can do that by getting out on the water and taking part in a narrated tour.

If you would like to enjoy more of the natural beauty that is part of the Fort Lauderdale area, you can take a sightseeing cruise or an airboat boat tour of Everglades National Park.

4) Take In A Concert

For a romantic experience while visiting Fort Lauderdale, consider finding live entertainment to watch. There are many restaurants in Fort Lauderdale that offer concerts for you to enjoy, and there are outdoor live entertainment opportunities available, too, that allows you to smell the Atlantic Ocean air while enjoying good music.

The Broward Center is a great place to go if you are looking to take in an orchestra or experience a concert from a nationally known artist while in Fort Lauderdale.

5) Explore Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

If you would like to spend time in nature while in south Florida, consider exploring Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. The park offers opportunities for camping and swimming, walking, and spending time at one of Fort Lauderdale’s gorgeous beaches. If you are looking for some quiet time in the midst of your exploration of Fort Lauderdale, this is a park where you can get that.

Here are some other local parks that you should visit when searching for great outdoor activities:

  • Sawgrass Recreation Park, which features a small zoo

  • Esplanade Park, which features regular events

  • Bill Keith Preserve Park, with a walking trail and great views

  • Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is a picturesque park on the banks of the New River with restaurants, shops, and museums

6) Take Time For A Spa Day

Whether you are looking to have a date night while you are in Fort Lauderdale or you need something to do for an entire day, Fort Lauderdale spas offer you the opportunity to relax. You can visit a spa set up on Las Olas Beach and experience relaxation and an ocean-themed experience or get a massage at another Fort Lauderdale spa location.

Visiting a spa allows you to take a break from learning south Florida history and simply be with the person you love, experiencing something relaxing and enjoyable with them. Leave feeling rejuvenated and healthy, ready to take on another day of adventures.

Here are some great spas for a relaxing day:

  • Casbah Spa & Salon has been in business for over a decade

  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa focuses on luxury

7) Enjoy Time Outdoors With Us

If you are in Broward County and looking for something you can do to enjoy nature as a couple, we offer paddleboard opportunities, kayak rentals, and instructors who will make everything fun for you.

We have years of experience, entertaining couples like you, and if you are capable of walking a mile, we can set you up with an adventure that is doable and fun. Our opportunities will leave you longing to spend more time in the Fort Lauderdale area.

From Hollywood Beach to many delicious restaurants, Fort Lauderdale has much to offer. Reach out to us to learn how we can make your Fort Lauderdale visit extra special, and check out our website to learn more about the opportunities for couples that we make available.

Book your next romantic getaway in Fort Lauderdale today!

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Island City ECO Paddle Lesson and Tour

We make it Fun and EASY to LEARN how to Stand Up Paddle Board and want our Prospective Guest to know that it is easier then it looks.

Sunrise Paddleboard Guides twist and turn past Manors and Mangroves on this adventurous Journey along “Island City” incorporated in 1947. It is bordered on the north by the North Fork of the Middle River and the city of Oakland Park; to the south, the boundaries include the South Fork of the Middle River and the city of Fort Lauderdale; the westernmost boundary reaches Interstate 95; and the eastern terminus of the city limits extend to Federal Highway (US 1) and the Sunrise Paddleboard Showroom. Your Journey will start from our Middle River Showroom conveniently located on Federal Highway.

We have a restroom for changing, indoor storage (no lockers), outdoor shower, free parking and a Healthy Restaurant (Mya Papaya) that serves Smoothie's, Kombucha, Beer, Wine, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, and Entrees with healthier choices. Our Showroom location features a variety of Stand up Paddle Boards and Accessories for those who become hooked on the sport. We have sold 1000's of boards and proudly offer some of the lowest pricing on Stand Up Paddle Boards in the SUP Industry.

Your Guide will start off with some quick pointers and launch you into the Knee Position. Once you establish you're able to steer and control the direction of the board; then you will be ready to Stand Up. The entire Voyage is great practice for First Timers as your Guide will provide Instructions along the way for those needing assistance or just give the advice to improve your technique. Experienced Paddlers and Locals are equally Informed as we provide Demos of our Skills and Teach everyone how to Navigate are winding River. We welcome those who learn our routes and return with friends to ultimately lead their own expeditions on the same routes. Due to popular demand, we highly suggest booking in advance. The River offers incredible landscapes and scenery like nothing else in the world.

Trip Advisor says the only way to travel the waterways to really see things up close and personal is by Sunrise Paddleboards and we agree! That was our intention from day one and we couldn't be happier to have a 95% Excellent Customer Satisfaction rating from third-party vendor surveys. Island City ECO Tour travels to a 9.3 acre nature preserve with plenty of tropical palms, birds, marine life, iguanas, and mangroves for your eye candy.

Other Tours we offer will journey from Fort Lauderdale’s Barrier Island to the Riverfront in Las Olas with professional and friendly guides is a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence for tourists. However, you would be surprised to know how many locals repeat the Tour as it changes every day.

We may navigate different routes based on current, wind conditions, and other factors to make the tour safe, fun, and inviting for all ages.

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SUPSmart Certification Course for Novice or Beginners

The SUPSmart Certification Course is perfect for Novice or Beginners wanting a complete education on Stand Up Paddle Boarding from learning about the equipment and accessories to situational paddling with variations that will allow you to practice the skills we teach you. Our course is in chronological order making it Fun and Easy to Learn starting with very basic techniques and growing into advanced paddling. Participants MUST complete all Sessions to receive the Certificate of Completion.

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My/Our course evolved from over 12 years of experience. My Team and I have trained over 100,000s of Beginners or First Timers. Every 1 of our Guides have completed the course which will Qualify you to become a Guide. I/We are so confident in what will teach you that we offer an OPTIONAL Return Of Your Amount Paid in the form of work and or “Guide Compensation”. How or Why? Just look at all the activities we offer. We have peek seasons that require additional help and who better to call upon then our own Trained and Certified VIP Members. Don't worry, it is 100% optional and we don't expect all participants to want to be a Guide, but for those who do then we look forward to utilizing your newly acquired skills. Participants are guaranteed compensation as a Guide working directly with our Team if you wish to earn Part-Time Income. I will personally guarantee paying you earnings exceeding your Investment as long as you are willing and able.

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Session 1: CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONS and QUICK LESSON - 2 Hours
1 - History of SUP/course overview
2 - Terminology
Water
Techniques and Maneuvers
Accidental
People
3 - Board Parts and Paddle Parts
4 - Pre-paddle Safety and Preparation
Loading and Unloading Board(s) on a Vehicle
Roof Rack Options
Local Launch Options
Rules for Beach Launching and Launch Zones
Tide Tables and Charting Ocean Paddling
Understanding Weather
Optional methods for lifting board on Dock and Seawalls
Avoiding Hazardous Objects (Seawalls and Docks)
How To Escape a Rip Current
Overall Trip Planning (Fuel, Mobile Phone, Hydration, Route Sharing)
5 - Waterway Cleanups
6 - Quick Lesson and Practice
Avoiding Seawalls and Docks (Barnacles)
Learning To Stand Up
How To Fall and Get Back on SUP
Prone, Knee, and Standing Positions
Paddle Techniques: Forward (T-Grip) and Reverse

Session 2: Flat Water Paddle (Island City ECO Paddle and Lesson) - 2 Hours Comfortably Paced
Board and Paddle Preparation
Using Tie Downs
Hand Signals
Buddy Tow
How To Spot Manatee
How To Identify Birds

Session 3: Intracoastal Paddling (Venice Of America and Seven Isles) - 2 Hours
No Wake Zones
Speed Signs
Manatee Season
Low and High Tides / King Tides

Session 4: Ocean Paddle (Reef Snorkel & Ocean Paddle Adventure Lauderdale-By-The-Sea) - 2 Hours
Anchoring
Dive Flag Rules
Pier, Moorings, Buoys, and Boats
Bleaching
Jelly Fish
Identifying Marine Life
Locations To Snorkel

Session 5: Distance Paddling and Touring (7 Mile Paddle) - Guided 3 – 4 Hours Paddling at Comfortable Pace
Practice Everything Learned

Session 6: SUP YOGA - 90 Minute Class with Certified YOGA Instructor
Beginners to Intermediate Poses

Session 7: Paddle Board Fitness - 60 Minutes with Fitness Instructor
How to Use a Board for Strength and Endurance Training

Session 8: Night Paddling (Full Moon Paddle) - 3 Hours
Preparing Board for Night Paddle
Participation as a Guide
Refreshments Celebration

Session 9: Course Final and Bonus Paddle
Sup Smart Certificate of Completion
VIP Memberships Perks
Shirt and Bucket
How to Select a Board including Construction, Sizes, and Purposes
SUP Accessories 101
Bonus: One Way Ticket to Paradise and Wristband for Bonnet House Grounds

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NOTE: All times are approxiamate for each session and will vary depending on your participation. Each Session can and will be scheduled to meet your convenience. Upon scheduling your first session, we will adapt a schedule that works best for you. If for any reason we cannot adapt to your schedule during this first session then a full refund can be requested and will be honored as long as it is done prior to the 2nd session. Any requested Refunds after the 2nd session begins will have $200 deducted from the amount paid for each session already completed and after 5 sessions No Refunds are permitted.

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3 Hour Pickleball Tutor Plus Rental

Pickleball Tutor is the World’s #1 selling pickleball machine: • Dinks • Lobs • Serves • Drives • Groundstrokes

- Holds 110 pickleballs
- Ball Speed – Up to 65 MPH
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- Start-up time delay allows time to get to the other side of the net before balls begin shooting.
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Pickleball Tutor is the World’s #1 selling pickleball machine: • Dinks • Lobs • Serves • Drives • Groundstrokes

- Holds 110 pickleballs
- Ball Speed – Up to 65 MPH
- Ball Feed – From every one second (for quick-reaction volleys) to every 10 seconds
- Throws both indoor and outdoor pickleballs.
- Start-up time delay allows time to get to the other side of the net before balls begin shooting.
- Rechargeable Battery – Built-in battery provides up to four hours of playing time per charge.
- Smart Battery Charger – Fully charges the battery overnight and shuts off automatically to prevent over-charging
- Random Oscillator is included
- Built-in 3" towing wheels and handle for easy transport (no towing cart)
- Topspin and Backspin – A single dial controls the amount of topspin or backspin.

The Tutor Plus packs in all the features you need for a rounded practice session. The machine can load over 100 pickleballs and set it to shoot them flat, topspin, or backspin at up to 65 mph. It also offers manual elevation so you can practice a whole range of shots from slow, high volleys to quick dink exchanges and third shot drops.

For more about Pickleball Tutor:
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Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb3cnR5kDHo&t=6s